EdPolicyWorks Center Profiles


Student Spotlights

Learn more about some of our current students and the research they are doing:

Aliza Husain and Katharine Meyer - July 2016

Aliza Husain is a 2nd year student in the MPP/Ph.D dual degree program and a VEST pre-doctoral fellow. Her current research interests include teacher and principal labor markets, with a greater focus on mobility and turnover.

Katharine Meyer is a 2nd year student in the MPP/Ph.D dual degree program and a VEST pre-doctoral fellow. Her current research interests include finding cost-effective ways to target issues surrounding persistent income gaps in college enrollment and completion.


 Scott Latham - April 2015

Scott Latham is a 4th year Ph.D student in the Education Policy program at the Curry School of Education and a VEST pre-doctoral fellow. He discusses his early childhood research and how U.Va. has broadened his education policy interests.


Mindy Adnot - November 2014

Mindy Adnot is a 4th year Ph.D student in the Education Policy program at the Curry School of Education and a VEST pre-doctoral fellow. She discusses her research tackling tough teacher evaluation issues.


Veronica Katz - January 2014

Veronica Katz is a 3rd year Ph.D student in the Education Policy program at the Curry School of Education and a VEST pre-doctoral fellow. She discusses her road from Teach for America to graduate school.

 


Student-Faculty Profiles

Learn more about the joint research and collaborative work our students conduct with faculty:

Jim wyckoff and grad student Aliza HusainJim Wyckoff and graduate student Aliza Husain are profiled - June 2018

Professor Jim Wyckoff and graduate student Aliza Husain discuss their join work focusing on the role of principals in the school system.


Chloe Gibbs and economics graduate student Michelle Zagardo are profiled - August 2014

Chloe Gibbs, an assistant professor of public policy and education and Michelle Zagardo, a doctoral graduate student in the Department of Economics, discuss how the interdisciplinary and collaborative nature of EdPolicyWorks helps their research. 


Dan Player and graduate student Veronica Katz are profiled - April 2014

Professor Dan Player discusses why he returned to academia and graduate student Veronica Katz highlights the ‘hand-on’ work she is doing after transitioning from the Teach for America program.


Ben Castleman Enhances the Mentorship Model at EdPolicyWorks, discusses work with Kelli Bird and Andrew Barr - January 2014

Professor Ben Castleman discusses advising a number of doctoral students, including Kelli Bird in Education Policy at the Curry School and Andrew Barr in the Department of Economics at U.Va. 


Daphna Bassok and Eva Galdo - October 2012

Professor Daphna Bassok and graduate student Eva Galdo discuss their research aimed at understanding how early childhood education policy can be used to narrow achievement gaps.


Alumni Question & Answer Series

Learn more about what some of the students that have been associated with our program are doing after graduation:

Learn more about other alumna from EdPolicyWorks:


Faculty Profiles

Learn more about our faculty:

Luke Miller - July 2015

 Luke Miller, a research assistant professor, discusses his route to EdPolicyWorks and answers five questions about his teaching and research.

 


Sally Hudson -  October 2016

Sally Hudson, an assistant professor of education, policy and economics, discusses how she is helping students put their world-changing ideas to the test.